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Cult Classics
Retrospectives Cult Classics

Our Cult Classics calendar revisits silver screen masterpieces from the early 20th century through to now.

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12 Aug
Cabaret (1972) – 50th Anniversary Screenings
Special Limited Season Cabaret (1972) – 50th Anniversary Screenings

The fabulous Cabaret returns to big screen in a brand new 2K restoration to celebrate its 50th anniversary! Screening from Friday 12 August for a strictly limited time.

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17 Aug
Comedy at Classic
Southside Comedy at Classic

Comedy at Classic returns! Our free Wednesday night comedy features some of Melbourne's best comedians.

LMAO
18 Aug
Rob Burke and Simon Starr's Jazz Gathering
Live Performance Rob Burke and Simon Starr's Jazz Gathering

Join us for our Thursday Jazz gathering, a sparkling inter-generational performance with different guests every week! Anchored by saxophonist Rob Burke and double bassist Simon Starr.

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21 Aug
Grease (1978) – Sing-A-Long Olivia Newton-John Tribute Screening
Special Events Grease (1978) – Sing-A-Long Olivia Newton-John Tribute Screening

Celebrate the life of all-time Australian great Olivia Newton-John with this special sing-a-long screening of beloved musical GREASE (1978). Only on Sunday 21 August.

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26 Aug
Classic Live Comedy – Featuring Ivan Aristeguieta
Live Performance Classic Live Comedy – Featuring Ivan Aristeguieta

Hugely popular stand-up Ivan Aristeguieta brings his sublime comedy to Classic! One night only on Friday 26 August, 8pm.

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27 Aug
André Rieu 2022 Maastricht Concert: Happy Days Are Here Again!
Special Events André Rieu 2022 Maastricht Concert: Happy Days Are Here Again!

The wait is over! After two long years maestro Andre Rieu returns with another grand concert from his hometown of Maastricht. Three sessions only, from Saturday 27 August - Monday 29 August.

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30 Aug
Everybody's Oma – Q&A Screening
Special Events Everybody's Oma – Q&A Screening

Presenting a special Q&A screening of EVERYBODY'S OMA, the powerfully moving new Australian documentary, featuring director (and son) Jason van Genderen and his wife Megan van Genderen.

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03 Sep
Camilla Burrows and Mia Pisano – Live at Southside
Live Performance Camilla Burrows and Mia Pisano – Live at Southside

Talented local musicians Camilla Burrows and Mia Pisano perform live at Southside! Only on Saturday 3 September, 8pm.

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03 Sep
Potter Party – All Night Harry Potter Marathon
Retrospectives Potter Party – All Night Harry Potter Marathon

Relive the magic of the wizarding world with our marathon screening of the Harry Potter series. Runs from 11am Saturday 3 September to 9am Sunday 4 September.

EXPELLIARMUS
03 Sep
The Lost City of Melbourne – Filmmaker Screening
Special Events The Lost City of Melbourne – Filmmaker Screening

Rediscover the elegance of 50s Melbourne at our screening of the revelatory documentary THE LOST CITY OF MELBOURNE, introduced by director Gus Berger.

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04 Sep
Buster Keaton: Laugh 'Til It Hurts
Retrospectives Buster Keaton: Laugh 'Til It Hurts

Laugh ''til it hurts at our special retrospective program of Buster Keaton's greatest comedies.

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04 Sep
Franklin – Q&A Screening
Special Events Franklin – Q&A Screening

See the revelatory new documentary FRANKLIN, followed by a virtual Q&A with conservationist and the film's subject Oliver Cassidy, and legendary environmentalist Bob Brown. Only on Sunday 4 September, 2pm.

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14 Sep
Ticket to Paradise – Ladies Night Screening
Special Events Ticket to Paradise – Ladies Night Screening

Be the first to see Ticket to Paradise, the new romantic drama starring George Clooney and Julia Roberts, at our night before Ladies Night screening. Includes glass of sparkling on arrival.

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15 Sep
a-ha: True North – One Night Only
Special Events a-ha: True North – One Night Only

Experience the new film from iconic band a-ha, a multimedia experience that takes viewers on a beautiful journey through their latest album, True North. Screening one night only on Thursday 15 September.

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15 Sep
Moonage Daydream – Opening Night Gala
Special Events Moonage Daydream – Opening Night Gala

Freak out in a moonage daydream at our opening night gala screening of Brett Morgen’s genre-defying cinematic odyssey. Includes a sparkling on arrival.

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23 Sep
Classic Live Comedy – Featuring Luke Heggie
Live Performance Classic Live Comedy – Featuring Luke Heggie

Razor-sharp comedian Luke Heggie performs live at Classic! Only on Friday 23 September, 8pm.

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05 Oct
4K Billy Joel Live at Yankee Stadium (1990) – Two Nights Only
Special Events 4K Billy Joel Live at Yankee Stadium (1990) – Two Nights Only

Experience legendary concert film BILLY JOEL LIVE AT YANKEE STADIUM (1990) on the big screen and in a brand new 4K remaster! Screening on Wednesday 5 October and Sunday 9 October only.

SING US A SONG
12 Oct
The Night of the 12th – Pinot Preview
Special Events The Night of the 12th – Pinot Preview

Be the first to see acclaimed French thriller THE NIGHT OF THE 12TH and enjoy a complimentary glass of Pinot at our Pinot Preview event screening. In partnership with Sticks Winery.

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23 Nov
FIFA World Cup: Live at Classic
Special Events FIFA World Cup: Live at Classic

See the Socceroos' pivotal World Cup matches LIVE on the big screen!

KICK GOALS
Open Caption Sessions
Open Caption Sessions

Weekly open caption sessions for anyone who needs it.

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JIFF
Film Festivals JIFF

JIFF brings the best of Jewish-themed and Israeli films to cinemas across Australia. Returning to Classic Cinemas from 24 October - 27 November, and to Lido Cinemas from 25 October - 27 November.

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BYO Baby at Classic
Promotions BYO Baby at Classic

Crying, kicking, screaming is welcome, and that goes for the babies as well. 

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Classic Southside
Live Performance Classic Southside

Jazz, comedy and talks are back at Classic Southside.

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Art and Theatre on Screen
Art & Theatre Art and Theatre on Screen

Presenting fine art and theatre on The Big Screen. 

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CHIFF
Film Festivals CHIFF

Dream, learn and giggle at the Children's International Film Festival. Returning to Classic, Lido and Cameo Cinemas in 2023.

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Adventure Documentaries
Adventure Adventure Documentaries

We're bringing breathtaking real-life adventures and glorious outdoor vistas to the big screen.

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Charlie Chaplin Retrospective
Retrospectives Charlie Chaplin Retrospective

Rediscover the magic of the original master of film comedy, Charlie Chaplin, with this glorious program of his greatest films.

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Europa! Europa
Film Festivals Europa! Europa

We are the proud home of Europa! Europa, a celebration of European cinema. Returning in 2023.

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Everything Everywhere All At Once: Extra Content – Special Limited Season
Special Limited Season Everything Everywhere All At Once: Extra Content – Special Limited Season

Catch the beloved blockbuster Everything Everywhere All At Once with added content, screening in cinemas from Thursday 11 August for a strictly limited time!

TAXES & LAUNDRY
Film and Frothies Preview Screenings
Promotions Film and Frothies Preview Screenings

Enjoy previews of these fresh films with a complimentary Kaiju Krush! on arrival*, plus cheap frothies from the bar until close.

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Limited Edition Classic Tote Bags for Sale
Promotions Limited Edition Classic Tote Bags for Sale

Our new limited edition tote is a must-have accessory for any serious cinephile.

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Oldboy 4K Restoration – Special Limited Season
Special Limited Season Oldboy 4K Restoration – Special Limited Season

Park Chan-wook's blood-soaked Korean revenge thriller OLDBOY (2003) returns to the big screen in a glorious new 4K remaster. Screening for a strictly limited time only.

RAISE HAMMER
The Magical Craftsmanship of Suzhou – Special Limited Season
Special Events The Magical Craftsmanship of Suzhou – Special Limited Season

We're screening this fascinating documentary on nine gorgeous forms of craftmanship for a strictly limited time only.

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